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Elephants, ancient and modern

Frederick Cameron Sillar

Elephants, ancient and modern

by Frederick Cameron Sillar

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Published by Studio Vista in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Collections.,
  • Elephants -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Elephants in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] F. C. Sillar and R. M. Meyler.
    ContributionsMeyler, Ruth Mary, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6071.E4 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4512506M
    ISBN 100289369045
    LC Control Number79357945
    OCLC/WorldCa43889

    The Khmer Empire—now modern-day Cambodia—ruled Thailand for centuries, with war elephants an effective tool in their arsenal which helped them to conquer and subjugate those around them. The collapse of the Khmer Empire and the rise of Ayutthaya (modern-day Thailand) saw war elephants continue to be used in : Kyle Hulme.   In Sri Lanka alone, a country close to the size of West Virginia with 20 million people and 5, elephants, roughly 70 people and elephants are killed annually due to the human-elephant Author: Bianca Sánchez.

    Basic Approach Developed as a comprehensive introductory work for scholars and students of ancient and early medieval Indian history, this books provides the most exhaustive overview of the subject. Dividing the vast historical expanse from the stone age to the 12th century into broad chronological units, it constructs profiles of various geographical regions of the subcontinent, weaving /5(8).   11 Spiritual Books that Blew my Mind. My ultimate reading list of wisdom-filled spiritual books that have made a huge difference in my own journey. Add them to your book bucket list, you won’t regret it. “A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.” ~ Franz Kafka/10(12).

    These creatures were generally similar in size to modern Asian elephants, although there were tiny dwarf elephants and the humongous deinotherium, 15 ft. ( meters) tall and weigh lbs. (14 tons). Within proboscidea, the mastodon family mammutidae are modern elephants and the very famous mammoths. that time, elephants were native to India and Africa, including those areas of north Africa now known as Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. They were used as war machines by armies in those regions, much as modern armies use tanks. Howard Hayes Scullard’s book, The Elephant in File Size: KB.


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How Elephant Armies Built the Ancient World Animal War Machines. Alexander the Great first came across the impressive creatures while invading Elephants for an Empire. When Philadelphos became king, southern Syria was still disputed, An Elephantine Arms Race.

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Ltd. London Williams, by: 1. The Fate of the Elephant- Douglas Chadwick (): Noted wildlife biologist and author Chadwick provides a comprehensive exploration of the natural history and modern fate of the world’s elephants, centered around the theme that “we are discovering a creature greater in many ways–and more like us–than we had ever imagined it to be.

The history of elephants—from gigantic woolly mammoths through to modern forest-dwelling pachyderms—is more complicated than we thought. An analysis of modern and ancient elephant. With Primelephas, the "first elephant," we finally reach the immediate evolutionary precursor of modern elephants.

Technically speaking, Primelephas was the last common ancestor (or "concestor," as Richard Dawkins would call it) of both extant African and Eurasian elephants and the recently extinct Woolly Mammoth.

Even these elephants' scientific names seem designed to befuddle kids: what we know informally as the North American Mastodon goes by the genus name Mammut, while the genus name for the Woolly Mammoth is the confusingly similar Mammuthus (both names partake of the same Greek root, meaning "earth burrower").

Mastodons are the more ancient of the. Elephant is a science book by L. Sprague de Camp, published by Pyramid Books as part of The Worlds of Science series. The book treats its subject comprehensively, covering elephants in captivity and the wild, their use in ancient warfare, modern conflicts between elephants and farmers, and preservation efforts, among other : L.

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This is for one of the elephant's most interesting physical features. It is something that attracts curiosity from around the world for elephants along with many other aspects in the past only ascribed to the human, such as, rudimentary tool use, complex social behaviours, and reverence for a dead family member or friend.

Modern elephants and woolly mammoths share a common ancestor that lived about 6 million years ago. Exactly how and when the species split over time, though, hasn’t been clear. Now, researchers are using modern techniques to piece together ancient elephant history. The ancients, according to Haidt, had a sophisticated psychological understanding of virtue, using maxims, fables and role-models to train "the elephant", the automatic responses of the individual.

Though the beginnings of Western virtue lie in Homer, Aesop and the Old Testament, the modern Author: Jonathan Haidt. North America once was a land where not only buffalo roamed -- but elephants played. University of Arizona geoscientist Paul S.

Martin envisions a return of the pachyderm to pockets of modern. This sobering book offers an encyclopedic look at the life history of the African and Asian elephants, which, unless something is done now, may not be long for the world.

Out of Print - Try Used Books. Managing Elephants: An Introduction to Their Training and Management Out of Print - Try Used Books» Children's Books on Elephants. The elephants were another matter – it took three days to make a road wide enough.

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According to Patrick Winn, a correspondent for The World, war elephants may be divided into two types: those which participate in battles and those used for logistical : Dhwty.